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Prevención y resolución de conflictos

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12 May 2004

[Arabic language version of "Benchmarks for Oil Exploitation in Sudan during the Interim Period"]

Author: European Coalition on Oil in Sudan

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12 May 2004

[Arabic language version of "Business Principles for Sudan during the Interim Period"]

Author: European Coalition on Oil in Sudan

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12 May 2004

[DOC] Benchmarks for Oil Exploitation in Sudan during the Interim Period

Author: European Coalition on Oil in Sudan

The upstream oil business in Sudan, having stirred much animosity by being at the centre of warfare and gross human rights violations for many years, will have to thoroughly rethink the way it operates...Oil companies have a chance to play a positive...

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12 May 2004

[PDF] Business Principles for Sudan during the Interim Period

Author: European Coalition on Oil in Sudan

To keep these principles practical and concise, they focus on those issues that we believe are the most crucial to the positive role that business can play in post-peace Sudan: human rights, peace and security, non-discrimination and accountability.

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Article
5 May 2004

Multinationals urged to prevent conflict

Author: Katrin Holenstein, Swissinfo

Daniele Ganser of the Centre for Security Studies at the Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich says businesses may themselves trigger national conflicts, and have a duty to help resolve them. [refers to De Beers, Triumph, Nestlé, ABB, Novartis,...

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Article
1 May 2004

Peace and Conflict Impact Assessment and Conflict Sensitivity

Author: Kompetenzzentrum Friedensförderung (KOFF)

[T]he international community has become increasingly aware that no actor in the context of violent conflict can ever be neutral. Accordingly all interventions have the potential not only to have a positive impact but also to generate unintended...

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Article
27 March 2004

Maraba coffee project fights poverty, fosters reconciliation in Rwanda

Author: AFP

Ten years after the Rwandan genocide, Hutus and Tutsis who joined forces to set up a cooperative that produces coffee in southern Rwanda have found the strength to overcome the grim legacy of the past and work together for their common interests. ...

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Article
31 January 2004

Enabling Corporate Investment in Peace: An Assessment of Voluntary Initiatives Addressing Business and Violent Conflict, and a Framework for Policy Decision-making

Author: Jason Switzer, International Institute for Sustainable Development, and Halina Ward, International Institute for Environment and Development

This report has two aims. First, to review the provisions of voluntary codes, guidelines and initiatives that address the relationship between business activities and violent civil conflict. Second, to make suggestions on a framework for public policy...

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4 January 2004

Controls needed to rein in private military firms

Author: Raenette Taljaard, Yale Center for the Study of Globalization

PMCs [Private Military Companies] should not be banned, but they must be controlled through a complementary regime of domestic and international law to ensure that their services can never be extended into participation in active combat situations. ...

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1 December 2003
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